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1 Person dies in Vancouver house fire

The Vancouver Fire Department said they attempted to save a person's life after being told someone was inside the house.
Credit: Vancouver Fire Deapartment

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Vancouver Fire Department was called out to a house fire at 5108 Northeast 66th Avenue in Vancouver Saturday just after 7:00 p.m. 

A fire truck arrived a few minutes later and found a house on fire down a long, narrow, private driveway.

 Neighbors reported a person inside. 

Crews quickly went into rescue mode and began a search of the single-story home and an ambulance was requested. A patient was found inside the house and moved outside for medical treatment. 

The patient was pronounced dead on the scene. The fire was completely under control by just before 7:30 p.m. 

Vancouver Fire had 34 personnel working the fire. One firefighter suffered a minor burn injury. 

The fire is currently under investigation by the Clark County Fire Marshal’s office.